Audioengine D1 Premium 24 bit Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC)

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Premium 24 bit Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC)

Audioengine D1 Premium 24-Bit DAC

Audioengine D1 Premium 24-Bit DAC (digital-to-analog converter) allows you to bypass your computer’s soundcard or headphone output and send audio through USB or optical. D1 is the perfect digital interface between your computer and music system and will improve the sound of ALL your music.


  • Desktop or portable digital-to-analog convertor
  • Mac or PC plug-and-play, no drivers to install
  • High-performance headphone amp included
  • USB and optical inputs
  • USB-powered, no separate power supply needed
  • Stream bit-perfect HD audio with low jitter
  • Based on high-performance AK4396 DAC

Technical Information:


  • Any computer (Mac or PC)
  • Headphones
  • Apple TV or any product with optical outputs
  • Powered speakers
  • Any audio system with mini-jack or RCA inputs


  • DAC type: Dual Mode USB and Optical (SPDIF)
  • Inputs: USB/Optical (SPDIF)
  • Outputs: RCA stereo/3.5mm headphone
  • D/A converter: AKM4396
  • Optical receiver: CS8416
  • USB controller: TI1020B
  • USB: Type 1.1 or above
  • Full-scale output: 2.0V RMS (RCA and Headphone)
  • Output impedance: 47 ohms RCA, 10 ohms headphone
  • Power source: USB 5V
  • Power requirements: 200mA
  • USB power filtering: 2-stage redundant regulation
  • SNR:>110dbTHD+N: <0.002%
  • Crosstalk: <-85db
  • Frequency response: 10Hz – 25KHz +/- 0.5db
  • Input bit depth: up to 24 bits
  • Input data rate: up to 192KS/s (optical), 96KS/s (USB)
  • Product dimensions: 3.5×4×1”
  • Shipping weight: 1.0lbs (0.5kg)


  • Operating Temperature: 32 to 95 degrees F
  • Non-operating Temp: -4 to 113 degrees F
  • Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing

What’s in the Box:

  • D1 DAC
  • USB cable, 2ft (0.6m)
  • Microfiber product bag
  • Setup guide
  • Product line brochure

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